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Plan Ahead for a Successful Spring Turkey Season Opener
Posted on: 01/30/18

Spring gobblers don’t just happen. Certainly, there’s always luck. Still, a good plan can make for a great opening day. All it takes is some step-by-step attention to details. Here is some great advise to help you have a successful spring turkey hunt...

Tips for Tagging a Late-Season Whitetail
Posted on: 12/07/17

Deer season is still going strong throughout much of North America, and if you still have an open tag, it’s time to get off the couch and into a treestand or ground blind. Under certain conditions, the late season can be your best chance at a mature buck — provided you keep in mind the three tips...

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Sign up for Florida's 2018 Lionfish Challenge - Win up to $5,000
Posted on: 04/20/18

Registration for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) 2018 Lionfish Challenge is open. This year’s Challenge begins on Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day, May 19, and will run through Sept. 3. This year’s Challenge will include a new tagged-lionfish component. Catch an FWC-tagged lionfish and win up to...

Kentucky Opens Additional Property to Public Access
Posted on: 04/20/18

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has opened more land for public use. Old Trace Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is a 323-acre property near the community of Emerson in Lewis County. Hunting on the WMA is allowed under statewide regulations. Turkey, squirrel and deer are going to be the big three. There’s the possibility of some...

Apply for Kentucky 2018 Elk Hunting Permits by April 30
Posted on: 04/20/18

Hunters interested in entering this year’s Kentucky elk hunt drawing have until midnight (EST) April 30 to buy applications. Hunters can apply online at the department’s website. Kentucky residents and non-residents are eligible to apply for...

Recent Regulation Change Helps Michigan Anglers Pursuing Steelhead this Spring
Posted on: 04/20/18

Recent legislation passed in Michigan has simplified fishing regulations for anglers, particularly those pursuing steelhead on the state’s rivers and streams in the spring. The legislation removed a net size restriction that...

Minnesota Survey Shows Healthy Mille Lacs Smallmouth Bass Population
Posted on: 04/20/18

Since the late 1990s, Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota has become an increasingly popular destination for anglers who want to catch trophy-sized smallmouth bass. Until now, it wasn’t known how many of these fish – prized more for their fight than their fillets – called the lake home...

Guide to Hunting Morel Mushrooms
Posted on: 04/20/18

Here's a quick guide to finding your own morel mushrooms. Please note that although morels are easy to identify, this is a hunting guide, not a field guide. If you have any doubt about a mushroom, don't keep it...

New Mexico 2018 Big-Game Draw Results Available
Posted on: 04/20/18

Hunters who applied for New Mexico big-game licenses will know their draw results early again this spring through the Department of Game and Fish online license system. The department released draw results to customer accounts on the department website April 18 and began...

Wyoming Reminds Shed Antler Hunters of Collection Laws - Stiff Penalties for Violations
Posted on: 04/20/18

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds shed antler and horn hunters to be lawful and keep wildlife in mind while searching for antlers this spring. Due to a change in state law that took effect July 1 of last year, repercussions for trespassing to pick up antlers can include...